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Fossil specimen : SM J 39028 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Schlotheimia acuticosta (Strickland ms. Buckman J.)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Schlotheimia acuticosta (Strickland ms. Buckman J.): Lectotype

Ammonites acuticosta Strickland: Syntype

Registration No. J 39028
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Strickland, Hugh Edwin (1811-1909)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Coltknap Hill, Evesham, Worcestershire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Lias
Biozone angulatus ([?])
Geological Age

Hettangian Age (Jurassic Period) (199.3 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Buckman, S.S. 1906. Proceedings of the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club vol. xv (2): p.235 pl. xi figs.1-2

Murchison, R.I. 1844. Outline of the geology of the neighbourhood of Cheltenham edition 2 (1): p.103

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